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Xian's Terracotta Army

Mandarin Chinese II | 中文课程2

Mandarin Chinese II | 中文课程2

Xian's Terracotta Army

Five soldiers in Xian's Terracotta Army. (More about the photograph)

In part two of this online textbook for Mandarin Chinese, you will build upon the skills you learned in part one. In addition to learning more complex grammar rules and sentence patterns—including how to use past and future tenses—you will focus on differences in formal and informal language. You will learn how to give presentations about your state and your hometown, to respond to questions in a job interview, to go shopping, and to talk about various volunteer activities. In the lessons about the Chinese New Year and visiting China, you will also further your knowledge of Chinese culture.